Make A Difference

The Make A Difference page is dedicated to helping people in the Chicagoland area find great organizations, events and volunteers committed to civic engagement. Our goal is simple – to help everyone find a great place to volunteer and rely on the generosity of people like you to help transform people’s passion into action. Take a few minutes, look around and know that donating a little time can mean a lot! If you have an opportunity or event you would like to see posted, submit it here.

Oct 4

Izzak Walton League of America Clean Water Challenge

Where: Chicago area Streams
Ends: June 30, 2018

Nov 28

Support Concern Worldwide

Ends: May 31, 2018

Feb 1

Help prevent drug abuse. Dispose of unused medications properly.

Ends: December 31, 2018

Feb 7

Fun Things to See & Do at Brookfield Zoo

Where: Brookfield Zoo 8400 31st Street, Brookfield, IL
Ends: December 31, 2018

Jun 1

Fill the Boot for MDA in Arlington Heights

Where: Arlington Heights, IL Major intersections
Ends: June 1, 2018

Jun 2

The Chicago Undy RunWalk 5K

Where: Chicago, IL Lincoln Park South Fields, 1627 N. Stockton Dr.
Ends: June 2, 2018

Jun 3

18th Annual PAWS Chicago 5K Run and Walk

Where: Chicago, IL Montrose Harbor
Ends: June 3, 2018

Jun 7

Gallery 1070 Grand Opening in Edgewater

Where: Gallery 1070 1070 W. Granville, Chicago
Ends: June 7, 2018

Jun 9

17th Annual Bolingbrook Lions Beep Baseball Tournament for Blind & Visually Impaired Athletes

Where: Bolingbrook Recreation Aquatic Center 200 Lindsey Lane, Bolingbrook, IL
Ends: June 10, 2018

Jun 10

Pride Fest-Mokena

Where: Mokena, IL Yunker Farm, 10824 W. La Porte Road, Mokena, IL
Ends: June 10, 2018

Jun 21

25th Annual Jim Gibbons Run and Walk

Where: Chicago, IL Grant Park
Ends: June 21, 2018

Jun 22

Quincy University alums invited to the Annual QU & You Golf Classic

Where: Klein Creek Golf Club Winfield, IL
Ends: June 22, 2018

Jun 23

Chicago Cares 25th Annual Serve-a-thon

Where: Daley Plaza Chicago, IL
Ends: June 23, 2018

Jun 23

Good Vibrations Bike Run & BBQ to benefit The Grayslake Oasis Youth Center

Where: Grayslake, IL The Oasis, 151 Hawley St., Grayslake
Ends: June 23, 2018

Jun 23

Bike MS: Tour de Farms 2018

Where: St. Charles, IL Kane County Fairgrounds
Ends: June 24, 2018

Jun 24

PurpleStride Chicago 2018

Where: Chicago, IL Soldier Field
Ends: June 24, 2018

Jun 27

Voices for Illinois Children Benefit: Raise Your Voice

Where: Chicago, IL Savage Smyth, 920 N. Franklin, Chicago
Ends: June 27, 2018

Jul 14

Cal’s Angels present Goo Goo Dolls and Gavin DeGraw

Where: Arranmore Farm & Polo Club 34 Rance Rd., Oswego, IL
Ends: July 14, 2018

Jul 17

Chicago Film Archives present the 2018 International Media Mixer

Where: Chicago, IL Millennium Park, Chicago
Ends: July 17, 2018

Jul 20

BenFest 2018

Where: St. Benedict Parish On Leavitt Street from Irving Park Rd. to Byron St.
Ends: July 22, 2018

Jul 28

Illinois Sepsis Challenge 5K Fun Run and Walk

Where: Orland Park, IL Centennial Park, 10401 W. 153rd St., Orland Park, IL
Ends: July 28, 2018

Sep 29

2018 High Ropes for Habitat

Where: Schaumburg, IL 425 N. Martingale Road
Ends: September 29, 2018